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APC: Olawepo-Hashim Backed-Out From 2023 Presidential Race

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Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, a frontline aspirant in All Progressive Congress, APC has backed out of the 2023 election.

Olawepo-Hashim showed his political ambition for 2023 presidential election of the ruling party, APC.

He described his withdrawal from the presidential race as a result of certain developments that made him not obtain the nomination form.

He said his ambition was not for his selfish interest but for the country.

He also wish his party to find a competent candidate and also believed that the table will turn around for him.

“Certain developments have necessitated my withdrawal from the 2023 presidential race, as a result of which I did not pick the nomination form.

“Retreating not out of the lack of will to fight for our resolve and collective aspiration for a New Nigeria, a struggle which has attracted enormous support. Sometimes WILL and RESOLVE, Energy and Preparation may not be enough to engage in an encounter.

“My current political pursuit must now bow to our collective National interest. It is not about me but about Nigeria.

“I stepped aside believing that another day will come. I hope our party will still be able to find a candidate for the 2023 election that will unite and secure our country. One that will lead an inclusive government, and build a prosperous economy that will not leave anyone behind. I leave the race believing that by the Grace of God my own day will come,” he said.

“It is a tough decision for me, but in the present circumstance it is the best thing in my judgement to do”, he added.

 

Written by: Abigael Daramola

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